Origin: Metabolite of leucine
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Overview: HICA (DL-Leucic Acid) is a metabolite of the branched-chain amino acid leucine. It is commonly sold as a purported muscle building supplement. It also has fungicidal properties and has shown to increase protein synthesis and muscle mass in rats who were recovering from a period of induced atrophy.
- Increasing lean mass
- Decreasing muscle soreness
Common Dosage: 500 mg taken 3 times per day